March 23, 2016

Chambers & Partners 2016: Reinhold Cohn & Partners and Gilat, Bareket & Co. ranked in the top tier in the categories of Patents and Trademarks Prosecution, and IP Litigation.

OriginalWe are very excited to share that the prestigious Chambers & Partners 2016 guide has once again ranked both arms of the Reinhold Cohn Group: Reinhold Cohn & Partners and Gilat, Bareket & Co., in the top tier in the categories of Patents and Trademarks Prosecution, and IP Litigation.


Reinhold Cohn & Partners:
What the team is known for
 Undisputed market leader featuring unrivalled bench strength. An authority on prosecution matters, this team advises on the full spectrum of IP issues including registration, filing and enforcement. Possesses expertise in fields ranging from life sciences to hi-tech.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

“I think they’re an excellent firm, and one of the oldest and largest in Israel. They have strength in imported patents.”

Work highlights Assisted gaming software company Playtech with the creation of its patent portfolio and strategic IP planning.

Advised Applied Materials Israel on its patent portfolio as a developer and manufacturer of metrology and inspection products.

Notable practitioners  

Ehud Hausman leads the firm’s hi-tech group and assists clients with the protection of their electronics, computer science and physics-based intellectual property. He offers strategic advice to diverse companies, ranging from start-ups to multinationals.

Head of the firm’s life science and chemistry department, Ilan Cohn is an experienced practitioner with extensive knowledge of patent issues. He advises clients on their portfolios and assists with the growth of IP assets.

Significant clients Israel Aerospace Industries, Strauss Group, Yissum, UBQ Materials, Plasan. 

Gilat, Bareket & Co.: 

What the team is known for A substantial team renowned for its impressive offering across a broad range of IP matters. Boasts a strong track record in IP litigation before the courts and the Patents, Designs and Trademarks Registrar. Also assists clients with the structuring and negotiation of contracts, agreements and transactions in the IP field.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

“They were very helpful and very knowledgeable.” 

Work highlights Assisted Lacoste with trade mark prosecution and enforcement, resulting in seizures of goods and criminal investigations of counterfeiters.

Represented Genentech in a patent application opposition brought by Teva concerning pharmaceutical treatments.

Notable practitioners  

Eran Bareket is well regarded amongst peers for his knowledge of this sector and is an experienced litigator who has appeared before all levels of court. One source comments: “It’s a lot of fun being on the opposite side. He’s a great lawyer and a very decent guy.” He advised Sarine Technologies on two successful patent oppositions.

David Gilat is held in high regard for his admirable dispute resolution practice that covers a broad range of IP issues. His core remit includes pharmaceuticals, technology, chemistry and physics. He successfully assisted Ferrero with an infringement case regarding the trade mark ‘NUTELLA’.

Significant clients DSM, Madonna, Dorma, SRL Software Products, Boehringer. 

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